OPHTHALMOLOGICAL EMERGENCIES

OPHTHALMOLOGICAL EMERGENCIES

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Call the eye center directly.

CALL US

Call the eye center directly.

Schedule

Emergencies with face-to-face care:

Monday to Friday: 8: 00 to 21: 00

Saturdays, Sundays and holidays: 8: 00 to 20: 00

Getting Here

DEXEUS UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Gran Via de Carles III, 71, 08028 Barcelona.

Ophthalmological Emergencies in Barcelona of Área Oftalmológica Avanzada

We put at your disposal the ophthalmological emergency service located in Barcelona, made up of ophthalmologists and surgeons from all specialties to deal with ophthalmological contingencies.

What to do?

To be treated for ophthalmological emergencies, the patient must come in person to our ophthalmology center.

  1. Reception: Once you are in our clinic, the administration assistant will schedule a visit with the ophthalmologist.
  2. Emergency ophthalmological visit: The doctor performs an ophthalmological examination and we issue a diagnosis and, if necessary, we will prescribe a medical or surgical treatment.
  3. Complementary diagnostic tests: If necessary, the ophthalmologist will ask the optician-optometrist for the complementary diagnostic tests necessary to make a more precise diagnosis and/or perform preoperative eye tests in the event of a surgical ophthalmological emergency.
  4. Follow-up visit in the case of setting a treatment that requires controls.

When to go to ophthalmological emergencies?

Main reasons to go to eye emergencies are:

  • Lost abrupt Of vision.
  • See flashes of light or flying flies.
  • Trauma or strong blow to the eye.
  • Sensation of foreign body in the eye.
  • Having the Red eye.
  • Double vision.
  • Have eye inflammation.
  • Blurred vision.
  • Constant and / or excessive tearing.
  • Suffer ocular pain.
  • Stye.
  • Hemorrhage ocular.

As a general rule we recommend that before any doubt or inconvenience of unknown cause, contact us.

Where to go

In the event of an ophthalmological emergency, the patient must go to an ophthalmological service that has the professionals, both doctors and optometrists, who are adequate to deal with any ophthalmological contingency that the patient may present.

Importantly Área Oftalmológica Avanzada you are in a hospital environment and our service hospital ophthalmic emergencies It is located within the Hospital Universitari Dexeus where we have the support of all medical and surgical specialties to attend, in the most complete way, any emergency that needs to be attended.